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Adult late onset type 1 diabetes

Latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood, or LADA, is a type of diabetes that gets diagnosed in adulthood because damaged cells in the pancreas cause a lack of insulin production.

Steve Yeater

Adult late onset type 1 diabetes

Latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood, or LADA, is a type of diabetes that gets diagnosed in adulthood because damaged cells in the pancreas cause a lack of insulin production.

Steve Yeater

Managing diabetes in adulthood: Just what IS Diabetes 1.5?

You’ve heard of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. But what about Type 1.5?

Latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood, or LADA, is a type of diabetes that gets diagnosed in adulthood because damaged cells in the pancreas cause a lack of insulin production.

Steve Yeater

   

Often when you think of Type 1 diabetes, you think of children – the demographic most impacted. But adults can also be diagnosed later in life. One kind of adult onset diabetes is called latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, or LADA, and also sometimes referred to as “Type 1.5 diabetes.”

Reset discusses current treatment guidelines and adjusting to a diabetes diagnosis in adulthood.

GUEST: Dr. Louis Philipson, director, UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center

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